September 21, 2011 — Retired Army General Rebecca Halstead, a national spokeswoman for Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) will speak to the student body of Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs on Sept. 30 about her own personal battle in overcoming physical pain to achieve her career goals.
The presentation is scheduled at 9:15 a.m. in the William D. Purser, DC, Center on the Logan campus. Logan President Dr. George A. Goodman will introduce General Halstead at the event, which is sponsored by Logan’s Student American Chiropractic Association.
General, Halstead, a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds the distinction of being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer and the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level. General Halstead served 27 years in the U.S. Army before her retirement in 2008.
“Logan students are extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to hear General Halstead speak about her positive experience with chiropractic and how it contributed to her successful military career,” said Megan Lindsey, Logan’s SACA legislative representative.
The program schedule is as follows:
- 9:15 a.m. Presentation of the colors
- 9:20 a.m. Gary Cuneo, FCP welcome
- 9:30 a.m. Dr. George Goodman introduces Gen. Halstead
- 9:35 a.m. Gen. Halstead presentation
- 10:50 a.m. Question-and-answer session with Gen. Halstead
- 11:05 a.m. Removal of the colors
Chiropractic physicians provide a holistic approach to maintain or increase a person’s quality of life and ability to age successfully without the use of drugs or surgery. Doctors of chiropractic can assist with complaints beyond neck and back pain, including issues of carpal tunnel, headaches, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis. In addition, chiropractors educate patients about healthy lifestyle choices including sleeping habits, nutrition, and custom exercise regimens.
Source: Logan College of Chiropractic, www.logan.edu